Jouve 4-key

Instrument: 4-key flute in D, ebony with ivory rings and silver keys, c. 1805 (original? case)

Maker: Jouve, A Paris - first name Hentz. He was active from 1802-1820

Pitch: 448

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Restorer: as received

Notes: Quite an early 4-key flute in fine condition. The keys are shaped in a style popular at the end of the 18th century. It appears to have a tuning slide but I’m not convinced that it does.

Demonstration recordings:

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